The outreach meeting of new JAAS independent innovation vegetable varieties was held in Huai’an Modern Agricultural Hi-tech Park on October 22. Director Zhou Jiantao of JAAS Technical Service Division, General Manager Wang Weiming of Jiangsu Agricultural Scientific Industry Company, Deputy Director Zhao Tongmin of the Institute of Vegetable Crops and other 100 delegates attended the meeting.
13 new pepper (Sujiao 14, 15, 16, and 17), tomato (Jinlingxiuyu and Sufen 11), muskmelon (Sutian 1 and 2), watermelon (Sumi 11, Xiuyue, and Huaimi 2), and Nappa cabbage (Dongfang 1 and 18) varieties co-developed by Jiangsu Vegetables and Seedling Company, Huaiyin Institute of Agricultural Sciences and the Institute of Vegetable Crops of JAAS were demonstrated at the meeting. The delegates also inspected the growing conditions of the demonstrated varieties, tasted some of them, and discussed with experts on their characteristics and cultivation techniques.
At the meeting, the delegates shared views on further promoting technical service and innovation, and accelerating application of new varieties and techniques on agricultural production.